Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Skuas and Jaegers :: South Polar Skua
South Polar Skua Stercorarius maccormicki
Described by: Saunders (1893)
Alternate common name(s): McCormick's Skua
Old scientific name(s): Catharacta maccormicki
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Breeds along the coast and in the mountains of Antarctica. South Shetland Is.
Disperses to South America (Brazil, Bahia), w. Central America, both coasts of the United States n. to Alaska and Canada, Greenland, s. Africa, New Guinea, Australia (w. Western Australia, South Australia, Victoria, Tasmania, New South Wales and Queensland), New Zealand and Japan.
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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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